Thursday, November 24, 2011

Paris, Day 3 - Le Musee Rodin

The Musee Rodin is one of my favorite places in Paris.  The grounds are beautiful and the artwork wonderfully curated.  His sculptures have a humanity and emotional poignance that touch me the way no other sculpture does -- I feel like I'm witnessing creation when I look at his work.

Les six bourgeois de Calais
For those who aren't familiar with the history of Calais, this statue commemorates the six burghers who surrendered themselves to the besieging English army in order to save the city.
Le Penseur

The Gates of Hell


Adam and Eve in the hand of God
The Kiss

The Age of Bronze


Anonymous said...

Love the two hands! Lady

Ashley said...

I was going to say the same thing, Lady. Beautiful